HICKORY, Miss. (WTOK) - Memorial signs were unveiled on Highway 80 Tuesday near Hickory for a fallen State Trooper who was killed in the line of duty in 1959.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation and the Mississippi Highway Patrol worked together to memorialize this location for Daniel E. Smith. The signs were placed along the stretch of highway where Trooper Smith was killed. Many of Trooper Smith's family, friends and State Troopers both active and retired were in attendance to show their support.